Category Archives: 312 Sqd

Brookwood – 6 May 2018

At 2pm on Sunday 6 May 2018, the annual ceremony to commemorate the anniversary of the end of WW2 will be held at the Czechoslovak Memorial in Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey. All are welcome

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Flight to Erding

_______________________________________________________________ 24 March 1950 The world’s first triple aircraft hijack More information here _______________________________________________________________ 24. března 1950 První třojitý únos letadla na světě Více informací zde _______________________________________________________________

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15.3.1939. – A fateful day for Czechoslovakia

The 15 March 1939 was to be an ominous day in Czechoslovak history. In Berlin, during the early hours of that morning, Dr Emil Hácha, the Czechoslovak President, had been pressurised by Adolf Hitler into ceding the Bohemia and Moravia … Continue reading

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RAF Rehabilitation Ceremony – September 1991

About the significant RAF Rehabilitation Ceremony which was held in Prague on 13 September 1991. Wherein the Czechoslovak men and women, who had served in RAF during WW2, were morally and politically rehabilitated by Czechoslovakia after 43 years of Communist … Continue reading

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Miroslav Liskutin

Miroslav LIŠKUTÍN * 23/08/19, Jiříkovice, Brno, Czechoslovakia. † 19/02/18, Fareham, UK. _______________________________________________________________ With sadness we must advise that F/O Miroslav LIŠKUTÍN 787424 (158235) 312 Sqn pilot died 19 February 2018, _______________________________________________________________ 19. 2. 2018. v Fareham. zemřel F/O Miroslav LIŠKUTÍN … Continue reading

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Brookwood Ceremony 2.2.2018

Pietní akt v Brookwoodu 2.2.2018 Following on from the funeral of Maj. General Ivan Schwarz at Brookwood, a wreath-laying ceremony was held at the Czechoslovak Memorial in the CWGC section at Broookwood. V návaznosti na poslední rozloučení s generálmajorem Ivanem … Continue reading

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Sitensky Exhibition – 13.2. do 7.3.

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kniha Peruť 312

Velmi bychom ocenili kontakt od kohokoliv, kdo má kopii původního vydání knihy Peruť 312 od Ladislava Sitenského z roku 1948. We would very much appreciate contact from anybody who has a copy of the original 1948 edition of the Peruť … Continue reading

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Anton Vanko

Letec, pplk. Anton Vanko Airman, Lt. Colonel Anton Vanko Hrdina druhej svetovej vojny – pilot Anton Vanko (na fotografiách) sa narodil v Lednických Rovniach 10. januára 1918 v rodine sedliaka. Jeho rodný dom stál na začiatku Súhradky vľavo. Mal ďalších … Continue reading

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Christmas Remembrance at Brookwood

Vánoční zastavení na hřbitově v Brookwoodu. From an initial idea about the Czechoslovak graves at Brookwood, an initiative developed to place candles against each of the 130 graves so that those Czechoslovak airmen and soldiers were remembered at Christmas. Prvotní … Continue reading

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